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Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth

Occupation: Senior Fellow
Born: Knoxville, Tennessee

Education:
PhD, Stanford University (1986)
Intern, Office of Management and Budget (1980)
BS in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (1978)
Intern, Pension and Welfare Benefits, U.S. Department of Labor (1977)
Intern, MIT Political Science Department, U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriation (1976)
Student, University of South Carolina (1973-1974)

Career:
Partner, Utilicom Advisers, LLC (2017-Present)
Adjunct Professor Law, Communications Law, Brooklyn Law School (2014-Present)
Senior Fellow, Founder, Director, Center for Economics of the Internet, Hudson Institute (2011-Present)
President, Furchtgott-Roth Economic Enterprises (2003-Present)
Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association (2011-2012)
Business Columnist, New York Sun (2004-2008)
Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute (2001-2003)
Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (1997-2001)
Chief Economist, Committee on Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives (1995-1997)
Senior Economist, Economist Incorporated (1988-1995)
Research Analyst, Center for Naval Analyses (1984-1988)
Research Assistant, Conservation and Renewable Energy Program, U.S. Department of Energy (1981-1982)
Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant for Public Finance, Stanford University (1980-1983)
Assistant Analyst, Congressional Budget Office (1978-1979)
Research Assistant, Center for Transportation Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (1976-1978)

Career Related:
Board Member, Agnes Intelligence (2019-Present); Co-Founder, Oneida Broadband (2006-2017); Member, Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, U.S. Department of Commerce (2009-2016); Board Member, MRV Communications (2006-2009); Member, Advisory Committee, National Security Agency (2003-2004)

Creative Works:
Author, “A Tough Act to Follow? The Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the Separation of Powers” (2006); Co-Author, “Cable TV: Regulation or Competition” (1996); Co-Author, “Economics of a Disaster: The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill” (1995); Co-Author, “International Trade in Computer Software” (1993); Contributor, Articles to Professional Journals; Author, Numerous Book Chapters and Other Publications

Awards:
Recipient, Awards for FCC Achievements, Numerous Civic and Business Groups (1997-2001); National Merit Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (1974)

Memberships:
Member, American Economics Association; Member, The Federalist Society; Past Member, The Econometric Society

Political Affiliation:
Republican

Family:
Son of Ernest Furchtgott and Mary A. (Wilkes) Furchtgott
Married: Diana Elizabeth Roth (06/21/1983)
Children: Leon Adam; Francesca Cecily; Jeremy Bernard; Godfrey Eugene; Theodore Raphael; Richard Abraham
Six Grandchildren

Hobbies:
Spending time with family

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in American Politics, 21st Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in American Politics, 20th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in American Politics, 19th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in American Politics, 18th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in American Politics, 17th Edition (pub.1999)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2011-2012, 11th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the East – 2016, 43rd Edition (pub. 2015)
Who’s Who in the East – 2015, 42nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the East – 2014, 41st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the East – 2013, 40th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the East – 2012, 39th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the East – 1991-1992, 23rd Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America – 1993-1994, 4th Edition (pub. 1992)

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